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8TILL ANOTHER STATE
DECLARES FOR BRYAN.
Grand Porks, N. D., March 25.—The
North Dakota Democratic convention
today unanimously endorsed William
J. Bryan <6r president and instructed
the North Dakota delegotes to the
national Democratic convention to
vote for him-. William J. Collins was
elected national committeeman.
BOTH NO. 7
BOTH NO. 271
DR. H. L. FLAKE
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ATTORNEY GENERAL DECLINE8
TO ISSUE OPINION.
Thinks That the Board of Trustees
Should Act, or Mandamus Proceed
ing Should be Instituted to Pass
on the Burkitt Rider.
Jacksoq. March 25.—Attorney Gen
eral Fletcher has declined to
vise Treasurer Edwards to pay the
warrant drawn by the University of
Mississlppi for its support fund for
1908, amounting to $19,000, until the
legal status of the Burkitt rider on
the appropriation bill is settled.
Briefly stated, this rider provides
that the appropriation is conditioned
on the board of trustees placing the
salary of the chancellor at $3,500 and
the salaries of the faculty members, 1
at the beginning of the next colle-[
giate year, back to the salaries paid ]
in 1906. The chancellor is now re
ceivlng $5,000 per year, while the
salaries of several faculty members j
have been increased, the board of
trustees deeming this necessary on
account of the increased cost of liv
The attorney general suggests two
very logical courses to be followed
in the matter. He believes that the
board of trustees of the university
j should hold a special meeting and
j determine what they are going to do
j about the matter, or the institution
should institute mandamus proceed"
1 ings to ascertain the legality of the
The latter course
require but a few days as
| Judge Potter has expressed a willing
ness to give Immediate hearing to
j such a procedure,
| taken up for argument In the
j preme court next week.
and it could be I
As it is hardly probable that the ]
would authorize a man
Trenton, S. C.. March 25.—The eon
dition of Senator Tillman is improv
ing very slowly. He has been up but
once since the beginning of his ill
ness. The opinion of his physicians
is that he needs a complete rest,be-j
fore resuming his accustomed acti
vity. The senator has no Idea when
he will return to work.
the sanction of the board of trustees,
the course that will probably be fol
lowed will be the convening of the
board of trustees at an early date for
a full discussion of the matter.
The legal questions Involved
cern not only the unlversty, but the
A. & M. college and the Industrial In
stitute and College, the same condi
tions being attached to the
priation bills of those institutions.
Until the trustees indicate what
they are going to do in the matter,
the draft on the treasury will remain
TILLMAN IS BETTER
BUT DOCTOR SAYS HE
NEEDS COMPLETE REST
AN OPTOMETRY LAW
One That Will Protect Its People
From Fakirs and Grafters.
The following letter, accompanied
by a copy of the bill, was mailed to
each and every member of the legis
lature before they came to Jackson,
by Hon. J. L. Dorroh member of the
house from Noxubee county:
Macon. Miss., Dec. 26, 1907.
To the Members of the Senate am.
House of Representatives:
The enclosed bill which is herewith
submitted for your consideration ex
plains Itself. The accurate fitting of
glasses is now recognized by all au
thorities as a science peculiar to It
self, requiring a special technical edu
cation to do this work properly.
The public of this state has long
been and is now more than ever the
victim of unscrupulous pretenders,
frauds and fakirs, who travel the state
over, scaring, humbugging and swind
ling the Ignorant and Innocent, and,
as a rule, are not citizens of this Btate
and have no character or reputation to
The bill imposes no hardships upon
any reputable merchant, dealer of op
tician. but affords a very much needed
protection to the public. It is abso
lutely self-sustaining from the start
and ultimately will be a source of
some revenue to the school funds of
1 dentistry, etc. Fourteen of the states
The passage of this bill will be in
line with the principles involved la the
passage of laws governing educational
standards of law, medicine, pharmacy,
have laws similar to this bill; our
] sister state of Tennessee having just
put in force such a law, which has had
the effect of dumping her itinerant fa
j kirs into this state to prey upon our
All that I ask at your hands is a
fair, conscientious and intelligent con
sideration of this matter, believing
in that instance you will find no rea
son why same should not become a
I. L. DORROH.
This bill was submitted to the Mis
sissippi State Optical Association In
December last at Its meeting in this
city (Jacksonl and was ertdorsed by
that Association by a rising vote of
every member present.
With this law upon the statutes, in
five years almost every county of
I this state would have a specialist of
honorable standing and citizenship,
and the public would not be compel
] led to trust this most precious of all
senses to some ephemeral wandering
arab. whose sole object is to "get the
tnon," or else to make a long journey
to sdme of tl.e largest cities of the
state. The writer of this article en
dorsed and advocated House Bill No.
52. To regulate the Practice of Opto
metry, without one selfish motive,
and only on the grounds of justice
and humanity, and deeply regrets
that through lack of a more thorough
knowledge of the value and Intents
of this bill, it should have been indefi
nitely postponed, and therefore
"killed" for this session, by the
Senate, though it had been unani
mously recommended ."that it do
pass" by both House and Senate
Committees on Public Health and
Quarantine, and had the endorsement
of every medical doctor in either
I (want to ask every member of
the Mississippi legislature, who is in
terested in the welfare of his consti
tuents and the public generally, and
•» willing to do justice to the capable
student of this wonderful modern
science, to thoroughly post himself on
the needs of this State of an Opto
If. you will do this gentlemen; ask
the wearers of glasses among your
constitutents what they think of this,
find out the many people In your coun
ties that have been humbugged and
swindled by pretenders. Ask your peo
ple If they would not like to be able
to tell when a man comes to their
town or to their homes. If he Is a stu
dent of optometry, and has a license
to practice granted him by a State
Board of Optometry, or only a fakir,
out to humbug and graft. If you will
do this gentlemens both branches of
our law-making body will pass an op
tometry law at Its next session with
out a dissenting vote.
—F. W. Queen, Oph. p., chairman
Examining Board Mississippi Optical
Society, Hattiesburg, Miss.
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That's the guiding rule of our Shoe Department.
You pay less here than other stores charge. You
get better materials and smarter shapes. We
have spent no little time in getting the right lines ,
and a look from you will convince you that in
our large department store you will find the best
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J. S. TURNER & CO
IS KEPT POSTED
HAS FRIENDS THERE WHO ARE
IN TOUCH WITH HIM.
He is Making Arrangements to Make
Good His Defalcations, and Will
Return If Given Benefit of Bond—
Don't Want Jail.
Jackson, March 25.—Efforts to lo
cate W. J. Rice, the missing cashier
of the Central Bank of Mississippi
now defunct, have so far proved fu
tile so far as the work of the officials
is concerned, although it is said the
fugitive has friends here who are In
constant communication with him
and keep him posted as to the move
ments of the officials.
Through this source Rice is said
to have made a proposition to the
officials to the effect that if he might
be permitted to give bond and not
confined in jail he would return and
stand trial. This proposition is said
not to have been accepted.
No reward has been offered for the
arrest of Rice, and a proposition to
secure his arrest for a stipulated re
ward is said to have been refused.
The banker is said to be making
arrangements to make good the losses
of the bank for which he is held re
sponsible, and hopesxln this manned
to lighten his troubles in the courts.
The officials and interested parties
are very reticent about
matter, and direct Information is dif
ficult to obtain,
however, expresses the opinion that
he will soon have the fugitive in cap
the whole' 1
GREER ENTERS RACE
FROM SECOND WARD
Added to the list of aldermanic
candidates this morning we announce
the name of Mr. H. C. Greer as an
aspirant to represent Ward Two In
the next city -council.
This gentlemen is one of Hatties
burg's most solid business men and
is in every way fitted for the duties
of guardian 7>f the city's destiny. He
is attentive to business and conscien
tious In every act, thus insuring a
safe and Bound representative of the
people. Mr. Greer represented his
ward three years ago in the capacity
which he now aspires to and filled the
place admirably. His past record
has not been forgotten and his peo
ple have solicited him to again be
their bearer in the body of "City
If elected a good man will have
won a deserving race.
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ASKS ACTION BY CONGRESS.
CContinued from page three.)
the same provision that forbade par
ticipation in or instigation of force
or violence against persons or proper
ty, or the attempt to prevent others
from working, by violence, threat,
or intimidation. The business man
must be protected In person and
property, and so must the farmer and
the wageworker; and as regards ail
alike, the right of peaceful combina
tion for ail lawful purposes should be
The right of employers to combine
and contract with one another and
with their employes should be explicit
ly recognized; and so should the right
of the employes to combine and to
contract with one another and with
the employers, and to seek peace
ably to persuade others to accept their
views, and to strike for the purpose of
peaceably obtaining from employers
satisfactory terms for their labor.
Nothing should be done to legalise
either a blacklist or a boycott tbat
would be Illegal at common law; this
being the type of boycott defined
and condemned by the American
The question of financial legisla
tion is now receiving such attention
in both houses that we have a right
to expect action before the close of
the session. It Is urgently necessary
that there should be such action.
Moreover, action should be taken to
establish postal savings banks. These
postal savings banks are imperative
ly needed for the benefit of the wage
workers . and men of small means,
and will be a valuable adjunct to
our whole financial system.
The time has come when we should
prepare for a revision of the tariff.
This should be, and indeed must be,
preceded by oareful investigation. It
is peculiarly the province of the con
gress and not of the President, and*
indeed peculiarly the province of the
house of representatives, to originate
a tariff bill and to determine upon its
terrms; and this I fully realize. Yet
it seems to me that before the close
of this session provision should be
made for collecting full material which
will enable the congress elected next
fall to act Immediately after It
Into existence. This would necessi
tate some action by the congress at
its present session, perhaps, in the
shape of directing the proper commit
tee to gather the necessary informa
tion, both through the committee Itself
and through government agents who
should report to the committee and
should lay before it the facts which
would permit it to act with prompt
and intelligent fairness. These gov
ernment agents, if It is nof deemed
wise to appoint Individuals from out
side the public service, might with
advantage be members of the execu
tive departments, designated by the
President, on his own motion
the request of the committee, to act
I am of the opinion, however, that
one change In the tariff could with ad
vantage be made forthwith. Our for
ests need every protection, and
method of protecting them would be
to put upon the free list wood pulp,
with a corresponding reduction upon
paper made from wood pulp, when
they come from miy country that does
not put an exporr duty upon them.
Ample provision should be made for
a permanent waterways commission,
with whatever power Is required to
make It effective. The reasonable
pectation of the people will not be
met unless the congress provides at
this session for the beginning and
prosecution of the actual work of
waterway Improvement and control.
The congress sty>uld recognize in full
est fashion the fact that the subject
of the conservation of our natural
sources with which this commission
of the natfon.
vital for the future
bills granting water
power rights on navigable streams
have been introduced. None of them
give the government the right to
make a reasonable charge for the
valuable privileges so granted, in
spite of the fact that these water
power privileges' are equivalent
many thousands of acres of fo»<
coal lands for their proV
power. Nor |s guy definite tiu
set, as should always be done
I shall be obliged ht(
in accordance with the policy)
In a recent message.
to vet 1
water-power bill which doetf
vide for a time limit and -to# i
of the President or of the se
concerned to fix and collect St
charge as he may find to be just
reasonable in each case.
The White House, March 28, 1901